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Bubble Bath Day
Special Interest
Relax, Soak and Unwind!

When: January 8th

Where: United States

Traditional Celebration Ideas

Treat yourself to a nice hot bubble bath tonight instead of the normal shower.  In honor of the day, find a yellow rubber ducky to keep you company in the bath. If you have an opportunity, plan a trip to one of the marvelous bath houses found in Budapest, Hungary.

Numbers

In 1992 a cargo ship turned over and dumped over 28,000 rubber ducks and other bath toys into the Atlantic Ocean.

Description

A bubble bath can be best described as a filling a bathtub with a layer foam that create bubbles. A hot bath with certain soaps, aromas and medicines can offer one of the most soothing and relaxing ways to nurture yourself and help with various pains and aches.  Some people are enamored by the benefits of adding epson salt to your soaking bath experience.  The epson salt is known to Soothe the skin, soften rough, dry skin, and exfoliate dead skin cells while reducing soreness and pain.  Taking baths have been a practice among humans going back to the ancient days in Rome, Italy and cities in Greece when people utilize small bathtubs, wash basins, to assist in personal cleanliness. The oldest baths ever discovered come from the mid-2nd millennium BC in a palace at Knossos, Crete, and also the luxurious alabaster bathtubs found Santorini.

Interesting Facts

  1. John Michael Kohler invented the world's first bathtub in 1883.
  2. Adding Epson Salt to your bath can help draw out splinters.
  3. Some people estimate the average bubble bath contains about 45 million bubbles.
  4. During the 1920's the porcelain style bath tub was considered the most luxurious and the cadillac of all bath tubs.
  5. One of the most famous bath houses in the world is the Gellért Baths and Spa, located in Budapest, Hungary.

Information

Observed:
  • January 8th
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